NYSC Says No Date For Orientation Course Yet

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said that it not fixed a date for any orientation course yet. This is contained In a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi said  the scheme has denied a news release speculating that the Orientation Course shall resume 27th October, 2020, with Batch “A” Stream 2, which it adds has further been subdivided into Batches “A” and “B”. She said that the news release was fake hence, prospective Corps Members and the public were therefore enjoined to disregard the…

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Jonathan Accepts Shagari Son’s Apology

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he has accepted the apology of the son of former President Shehu Shagari, Aminu, who worked against him during the run-up to the 2015 Presidential election. Jonathan said this in a Facebook post while acknowledging Aminu’s public apology. The former President said he never took offence and was not the type to harbour grudges. He wrote,  “Dear Honourable Aminu Shagari, Thank you for your apology. However, I never took offence. My firm belief is that I am a pencil in the Hand of God. “Therefore,…

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Omo-Agege Condemns SARS Atrocities, Calls For Calm, Thorough Investigation

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has condemned the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). This is contained in a statement by Social Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the Deputy President of the Senate Yomi Odunuga, who said the DSP expressed concern over the incessant cases of extrajudicial killings, harassment, illegal arrest and extortion of defenceless citizens by some officials attached to SARS in different parts of Nigeria. “Specifically, the Deputy President of the Senate cited the alleged shooting of a man by operatives of SARS…

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Buhari Approves Reviews Years Of Service, Special Salary Scale For Teachers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a special salary scale for teachers. Buhari who was represented by the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu stated this in Abuja on Monday on the occasion of the 2020 World Teachers Day. He has also approved a review of number of years of service from 35 to 40. With the directives it means that teachers can stay up to 40 years in service. President Buhari instructed the Minister to facilitate the implementation of the new teachers salary scheme adding that the essence is to encourage…

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Ondo Guber: PDP Governors’ To Storm Akure, Says No Division Among Members

  The  PDP Governors’ has debunk rumour of division among members with respect to Ondo state Governorship election. The Forum in a statement issued by the Director General PDP Governors’ forum Hon. C.I.D. Maduabum, LL.M described the news as tendentious, malicious, prejudicial, biased, conjured, procured, inciting, false and fake story planted by retrogressive and reactionary forces. Maduabum further said;  “For the avoidance of doubt, the PDP Governors’ Forum is united, strong and primed to do its utmost to elect our candidate in the Ondo Governorship election, EYITAYO JEGEDE, SAN, who…

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Japan Gives Nigeria $9.4m Grant For Medical Equipment

The government of Japan has extended a funding assistance of 1 billion Japanese Yen (approximately USD$9.4m) to Nigeria for the provision of medical equipment. This is contained in a statement SA Media to Minister of State for Budget and National Planning Sufuyan Ojeifo  said; Nigeria’s Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba and Japan’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Nigeria, Mr Kikuta Yutaka, have signed and exchanged notes in Abuja in respect of the grant. The medical equipment funding project, as expected, would contribute to…

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PDP Governors’ Rejoice With Gov Duoye Diri, On His Victory At The Court Of Appeal

The PDP Governors’ Forum, under the leadership of Rt.Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal CFR, congratulates Senator Duoye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State over the Court of Appeal verdict setting aside of the Bayelsa State Election Tribunal’s earlier nullification of his election as the Governor of Bayelsa State. This is contained in statement issued by the Director General PDP Governors’ Forum Hon. C.I.D. Maduabum, LL.M who said; “The news of the Appellate Court victory did not come as a surprise because it has been obvious that the hand of God is clearly…

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Buhari Joins World Leaders Wishes Trump, Family Quick Recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Americans and other world leaders in prayers for quick and full recovery of President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, who reportedly tested positive to Covid-19. The Nigerian leader, who expressed his sympathy in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday. According to him, the incident of COVID-19 in the White House manifests the challenge posed by the pandemic across the world, and difficulty in containing the spread. While wishing the American First…

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Appeal Court Upholds Governor Diri’s Election

A five-man panel of the court of appeal has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of Douye Diri as governor of Bayelsa State on Friday. The court held that the Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Diri’s election. In a unanimous judgment, the five-man panel of the court said the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party failed to show that it had a valid candidature that was unlawfully excluded by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The court berated the tribunal for ignoring the…

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Independence Day Speech: Remember PDP In Your Prayers APC Urges Prayer Warriors

The ruling All progressives Congress APC has said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP needs total deliverance for  attacking President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence day speech. The is contained  in a statement signed by the APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary  Yekini Nabena who said; “It has become clearer that the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party and its elements need the sympathies of all well-meaning Nigerians because the vision and the ideal dream on how to build a great nation seems to have eluded the former ruling party.” The party added that…

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